East of England Private Schools Independent schools in the East of England Search for private prep and senior schools from across the East of England, including Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk. Bedfordshire Discover independent schools in Bedfordshire around the town of Bedford. Cambridgeshire Discover independent schools in Cambridgeshire around Ely, Wisbech, Huntingdon, Peterborough, and Cambridge. Essex Discover independent schools in Essex around Southend-on-Sea, Chelmsford, Colchester, Chigwell, Woodford Green and Brentwood. Hertfordshire Discover independent schools in Hertfordshire around around St Albans, Harpenden, Hemel Hempstead, Rickmansworth, Ware, Berkhamsted and Bushey. Norfolk Discover independent schools in Norfolk around Cromer, Hunstanton, Norwich, Holt, Thetford and Loddon. Suffolk Discover independent schools in Suffolk around Newmarket, Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, Woodbridge and Southwold. Chigwell School Coed · Pre-Prep/Prep/Senior · Day/Boarding · Essex Bedford School Boys · Prep/Senior · Day/Boarding · Bedfordshire Bishop's Stortford College Coed · Pre-Prep/Prep/Senior · Day/Boarding · Hertfordshire St Aubyn's School Coed · Pre-Prep/Prep · Day · Essex Brentwood School Coed · Pre-Prep/Prep/Senior · Day/Boarding · Essex St Columba's College Coed · Pre-Prep/Prep/Senior · Day · Hertfordshire Featured schools in the East of England Scroll right to see all the details about the schools below, including size and type. Bedford School Prep Senior Boys Day Boarding Over 1,000 pupils Beechwood Park Pre-Prep Prep Coed Day Boarding 400 to 700 pupils Bishop's Stortford College Pre-Prep Prep Senior Coed Day Boarding Over 1,000 pupils Brentwood School Pre-Prep Prep Senior Coed Day Boarding Over 1,000 pupils Chigwell School Pre-Prep Prep Senior Coed Day Boarding Over 1,000 pupils Edge Grove Pre-Prep Prep Coed Day 400 to 700 pupils Fairstead House School & Nursery Pre-Prep Prep Coed Day 100 to 200 pupils King's Ely Pre-Prep Prep Senior Coed Day Boarding 700 to 1,000 pupils St Aubyn's School Pre-Prep Prep Coed Day 400 to 700 pupils St Columba's College Pre-Prep Prep Senior Coed Day 700 to 1,000 pupils St Faith's School Pre-Prep Prep Coed Day 400 to 700 pupils St Mary's School, Cambridge Pre-Prep Prep Senior Girls Day Boarding 400 to 700 pupils The Leys School Senior Coed Day Boarding 400 to 700 pupils Woodford Green Preparatory School Pre-Prep Prep Coed Day 200 to 400 pupils Beechwood Park Coed · Pre-Prep/Prep · Day/Boarding · Hertfordshire The Leys School Coed · Senior · Day/Boarding · Cambridgeshire St Mary's School, Cambridge Girls · Pre-Prep/Prep/Senior · Day/Boarding · Cambridgeshire Featured news from schools in the East of England Chigwell School celebrates excellent ISI inspection 30/06/23: Chigwell School is celebrating after receiving the highest possible rating in its latest Independent Schools Inspectorate report. The inspection evaluated all aspects of the school's operations, including academic achievement, teaching quality, pastoral care, and overall effectiveness. International award for Brentwood chess captain 22/02/23: Brentwood School's Chess Captain Nina has become the seventh highest rated female player in the world for her age and has earned the title of Women's Candidate Master, an official lifetime achievement awarded by the International Chess Federation (FIDE) exclusively to women chess players. Bishop's Stortford College announces new Head of Pre-Prep 20/02/23: Bishop's Stortford College has announced the appointment of Jo Wallace as the new Head of Pre-Prep from September. The current Head of Pre-Prep, Belinda Callow, will be retiring in July after 20 years of outstanding service at the College. Top 100 GB Ranking for Leys tennis players 16/02/23: Two pupils at The Leys have been placed in the U16 Top 100 Tennis Players in Great Britain. Year 11 pupils Marton and Jack have been placed 30th and 93rd respectively. Brentwood's triple chess success 05/01/23: Three pupils from Brentwood School have won their respective events at the London Junior Chess Championships. Nina was crowned London Girls' Under 18 Champion, Max took the Under 16 Champion title and Jaden became Under 14 Minor Champion. Chigwell pupils entertain with Oliver! Jr 22/12/22: Over a hundred Chigwell pupils joined together to create four memorable performances of Lionel Bart's Oliver! Jr. The 112 cast members, drawn from Years 7, 8 and 9, performed to an audience of fellow pupils, families, and staff.